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Описание презентации Who is Māui? M ā ui is the по слайдам
Who is Māui? M ā ui is the great trickster in M ā ori mythology. He is considered a clever and gifted demigod. There are many stories about M ā ui, both in M ā ori history and in the history of other Polynesian cultures. There are legends about M ā ui and his conquests. There are variations in all of his stories but the morals and role model are the same. M ā ui is thought to have magical powers, but he is human and lives as humans do.
Māui’s Birth Some legends say M ā ui was born premature and his mother thought he was dead. She wrapped him in a bundle of hair, her topknot (tiki), and threw him into the ocean. The name, M ā ui-Tiki, or «M ā ui formed in the topknot“ was given to him.
Māui’s Life After being thrown into the sea, it is said that either Tangaroa or Rangi looked after M ā ui into his teen years. M ā ui went to look for his mother and brothers and began to live with them. M ā ui is the youngest of five brothers. They are jealous of him and do not trust him.
Legends about Māui There are many legends about M ā ui. He is said to have fished up New Zealand, slowed the sun and brought fire to the land.